Business Partnership Benefits

Benefits to the School District:

  • Student development is strengthened as a result of exposure to positive community role models
  • Students have opportunities to explore various careers through job shadowing and mentoring
  • Teachers have opportunities to explore new technologies in the business world
  • Stronger understanding and articulation of the value and expectations of schools for the corporate community
  • Rigorous and more relevant curriculum as a result of “real life” workplace exploration of issues

Benefits to the Business Community:

  • A deeper understanding of the value of the community’s educational system, while learning more about the challenges and successes of public education
  • Needs of businesses and the community demonstrated and communicated to educators and students
  • Students increase awareness and gain a better understanding of needed careers and requirements
  • Educators are informed about the critical skills needed in the workforce and can work to develop those skills in students